ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K11.7

Disturbances of salivary secretion

Diagnosis Code K11.7

ICD-10: K11.7
Short Description: Disturbances of salivary secretion
Long Description: Disturbances of salivary secretion
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K11.7

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Diseases of salivary glands (K11)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Abnormal salivary secretion
  • Aptyalism
  • Aptyalism
  • Aptyalism
  • Aptyalism
  • Continuous salivary secretion
  • Disturbance of salivary secretion
  • Dribbling from mouth
  • Dribbling from one side of mouth
  • Drug-induced xerostomia
  • Excessive salivation
  • Excessive salivation - symptom
  • Hyposecretion of salivary gland
  • Hyposecretion of salivary gland
  • Idiopathic paroxysmal sialorrhea
  • No salivation
  • On examination - mouth - excessive salivation
  • Pseudoptyalism
  • Radiation therapy complication
  • Radiation therapy complication
  • Radiation-induced xerostomia
  • Reduced salivation
  • Salivary dysfunction caries caused by medication
  • Salivary dysfunction caries secondary to aging
  • Salivary dysfunction caries secondary to radiation therapy
  • Salivary dysfunction dental caries
  • Salivation finding
  • Salivation finding
  • Salivation finding
  • Salivation finding
  • Secondary dental caries
  • Secondary dental caries associated with local or systemic factors
  • Sialoschesis
  • Xerostomia due to autoimmune disease
  • Xerostomia due to dehydration
  • Xerostomia due to hyposecretion of salivary gland
  • Xerostomia due to mouth breathing
  • Xerostomia due to radiotherapy

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Salivary Gland Disorders

Your salivary glands are in your mouth. You have three pairs of major salivary glands and hundreds of small (minor) glands. They make saliva (spit) and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes your food moist, which helps you chew and swallow. It helps you digest your food. It also cleans your mouth and contains antibodies that can kill germs.

Problems with salivary glands can cause them to become irritated and swollen. You may have symptoms such as

  • A bad taste in your mouth
  • Difficulty opening your mouth
  • Dry mouth
  • Pain in your face or mouth
  • Swelling of your face or neck

Causes of salivary gland problems include infections, obstruction, or cancer. Problems can also be due to other disorders, such as mumps or Sjogren's syndrome.

  • Drooling (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Salivary duct stones (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Salivary gland infections (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Salivary gland tumors (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Sialogram (Medical Encyclopedia)


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